A vampire film set in a futuristic 2019, Daybreakers is another that isn’t specifically Australian but comes from a team that is undoubtedly Aussie.
An integral part of Australia’s film canon, Picnic at Hanging Rock is part of Australia’s foundation as a voice in filmmaking and a much-loved horror film in one.
Combining traditional horror elements with the terrors of the Australian outback, Razorback more than earns its spot here.
Part of the chunk of films characterized as the Australian New Wave, Roadgames helped to put Australian horror on the map.
While these movies aren’t explicitly Australian, creatives James Wan and Leigh Whannell are native Australians.
A breakout hit from the mid-2010s (and an unexpected source for LGBTQ+ allyship), The Babadook is quintessentially Australian.
Like the Saw films, it’s not hard to believe that something so brutal and gritty could come from Australia. Wolf Creek is a real bloody affair.